The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 52 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Billing 80 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.02% 2.44% 2.24%
As % of the General category 6.88% 5.75% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 22
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£450 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £238 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -3.03%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1163 1095 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.90% 42.49% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 518 412
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £252 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 44
Average hourly rate £20.13 £18.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £43.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 8 £400 -
Bracknell -1 7 - - 2
Reading -5 7 £335 -14.10% 1
Windsor -1 4 - -
Maidenhead -1 2 - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 118 (69.41%) Telecoms
2 55 (32.35%) CRM
2 55 (32.35%) Project Management
3 39 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (21.18%) Broadband
5 34 (20.00%) 3G
5 34 (20.00%) Degree
6 31 (18.24%) Finance
7 30 (17.65%) Internet
8 25 (14.71%) Computer Science
9 20 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (11.76%) ITIL
10 18 (10.59%) Marketing
10 18 (10.59%) MVNO
11 17 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.41%) Validation
13 13 (7.65%) eTOM
13 13 (7.65%) HP
14 12 (7.06%) Oracle
14 12 (7.06%) Migration
14 12 (7.06%) Radio Access Network
15 11 (6.47%) Retail
15 11 (6.47%) PRINCE2
15 11 (6.47%) SAP
15 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
15 11 (6.47%) Cisco
16 10 (5.88%) MS Office
16 10 (5.88%) SQL
16 10 (5.88%) Test Scripting
16 10 (5.88%) 4G

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.53%) Lync
2 2 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Oracle BRM
1 3 (1.76%) Exstream
1 3 (1.76%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.59%) assyst
3 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.59%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) IaaS
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.18%) Broadband
2 34 (20.00%) 3G
3 30 (17.65%) Internet
4 18 (10.59%) MVNO
5 12 (7.06%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (5.88%) 4G
7 8 (4.71%) LTE
8 7 (4.12%) Firewall
9 4 (2.35%) SNMP
9 4 (2.35%) DNS
10 3 (1.76%) FWSM
10 3 (1.76%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.76%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.76%) Network Security
10 3 (1.76%) SIGTRAN
10 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.76%) BIG-IP
10 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 118 (69.41%) Telecoms
2 31 (18.24%) Finance
3 18 (10.59%) Marketing
4 11 (6.47%) Retail
5 9 (5.29%) Legal
6 4 (2.35%) Back Office
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) German Language
8 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (27.65%) Architect
2 35 (20.59%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (15.88%) Analyst
4 26 (15.29%) Project Manager
5 22 (12.94%) Designer
6 13 (7.65%) Solutions Designer
7 12 (7.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.06%) Billing Analyst
7 12 (7.06%) Senior Architect
8 8 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.94%) OSS Architect
11 5 (2.94%) Integration Manager
11 5 (2.94%) Release Manager
12 4 (2.35%) Consultant
12 4 (2.35%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.35%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.35%) Systems Manager
12 4 (2.35%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) REST
1 1 (0.59%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (0.59%) jQuery
1 1 (0.59%) Ajax
1 1 (0.59%) XML Messaging
1 1 (0.59%) EDIFACT
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Basis
1 1 (0.59%) EDI
1 1 (0.59%) CSS
1 1 (0.59%) SOAP
1 1 (0.59%) XML
1 1 (0.59%) ODBC
1 1 (0.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.94%) User Experience
4 4 (2.35%) PMI
4 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) IVR
5 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.59%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.59%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.59%) CMDB
6 1 (0.59%) STB
6 1 (0.59%) GIS
6 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) W3C
6 1 (0.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.35%) UNIX
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.59%) Linux
2 1 (0.59%) VMS
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.35%) CRM
1 55 (32.35%) Project Management
2 20 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.76%) ITIL
3 17 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.41%) Validation
5 13 (7.65%) eTOM
6 12 (7.06%) Migration
7 11 (6.47%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 9 (5.29%) Use Case
9 9 (5.29%) Change Management
10 8 (4.71%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.71%) ERP
10 8 (4.71%) Logistics
10 8 (4.71%) Test Management
10 8 (4.71%) Test Strategy
11 7 (4.12%) V-Model
11 7 (4.12%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.88%) SQL
2 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.35%) VBA
4 1 (0.59%) PHP5
4 1 (0.59%) Python
4 1 (0.59%) C#
4 1 (0.59%) Java
4 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.59%) Perl
4 1 (0.59%) PHP
4 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.18%) CCNA
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) HP APS
8 1 (0.59%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.59%) ISEB
8 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.59%) LXC
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) vSphere
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.76%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.76%) OpenView
4 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.59%) WSUS
5 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.59%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (7.65%) HP
2 12 (7.06%) Oracle
3 11 (6.47%) SAP
3 11 (6.47%) Cisco
4 5 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (2.94%) Remedy
4 5 (2.94%) BMC
4 5 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.35%) IBM
5 4 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.35%) Siebel
6 3 (1.76%) F5
6 3 (1.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (1.76%) Huawei
6 3 (1.76%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.76%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.18%) webMethods
7 2 (1.18%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.59%) Verint
8 1 (0.59%) Infoblox